Japan’s natural beauty is beyond question, but this nation also showcases some extraordinary beauty in the most ordinary urban locations. Whether uber-modern and high-tech or traditional and quaint, Japan’s street life is bustling with vivid splendor and color. Though it may be hard to believe, these gorgeous and stunning photographs capture what life is really like on the streets of Japan.
At night, even the humblest of streets in Japan glistens with neon lights, inviting patrons in for a homely meal or an evening of karaoke.
Yet people also take great care of themselves when it comes to spiritual matters, combing Shinto, a form of local ancestor worship, with the meditative religion of Buddhism.
No matter where it is, people in Japan can always find some cherry blossom trees to admire during springtime.
The old capital city, Kyoto, still seems like it hasn’t changed for centuries, when you wander down streets like these.